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November 23, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Vaping—Not Prior Smoking—is Associated with Changes in Gene Regulation Linked to Disease

by Keck School of Medicine of USC

Since they hit the market, e-cigarettes have been touted as a safe alternative to tobacco cigarettes for adult smokers. When research began to suggest otherwise, many questioned whether smoking was still to blame for adverse effects, since most vapers are

June 17, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Dentist Can Take Lead Action in Responding to Vaping Spike

by ADA News

It can start with a simple, straightforward question: Do you vape or use e-cigarettes? In an effort to help patients improve their oral and overall health, dentists should proactively broach the topic of vaping, according to Dr. Andrew Welles, a

February 8, 2020 News News

Research Supports Vaping as at Least 95% Less Harmful Than Smoking

by Canadian Vaping Association

The Royal College of Physicians concluded that vaping was 95% less harmful than tobacco. It is paramount that we, as a society, fully understand what this research means and how it addresses Canada’s leading cause of death – combustible tobacco.

February 7, 2020 News News

Health Canada Rolled Out $766,000 Emergency Ad Campaign to Combat Youth Vaping

by iPolitics

Health Canada jumpstarted an emergency advertising campaign worth $766,000 during the federal election in reaction to buzz around highly publicized vaping illnesses and a spike in the amount of young people in the country who were vaping. Documents obtained using

Oral Health Editorial on Vaping
January 7, 2020 Feature EditorialOral HealthPediatric dentistry

Keep Calm and Don’t Vape

by David R. Farkouh, BSc, DMD, MSc(Pedo), FRCDC

It is difficult these days to walk down the street and not have a cloud of smoke engulf your face from a nearby electronic vaping device. My first response to this occurrence is to hold my breath or attempt to

December 17, 2019 News News

American Dental Association Announces Interim Policy on Vaping

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced a new interim policy on vaping, calling for a total ban on vaping products that aren’t approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for tobacco cessation purposes. The policy states that the

December 6, 2019 News News

‘It Is Not Harmless:’ Dentists Voice Concern Over Vaping

by CBC News

While lung injuries related to vaping continue to raise concerns among doctors, many people don’t know the impact vaping can have on your teeth and mouth. And it’s alarming dentists. That’s because nicotine is the main ingredient found in e-juices. While the

November 22, 2019 News NewsOral Health

ADA Supports Regulating Vaping Devices And Liquids

by ADA News

The American Dental Association is reaffirming its support for legislation aimed at regulating vaping devices and liquids in the same manner the Food and Drug Administration regulates cigarettes and other tobacco products. In a Nov. 18 letter to the House Energy

October 22, 2019 News News

American Dental Association Statement On Vaping

by American Dental Association

In light of recent reports of vaping-related injuries and deaths, the American Dental Association (ADA) wishes to express its opposition to any use of oral tobacco, including vaping nicotine from e-cigarettes, and urges people using any type of tobacco product

October 17, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

ADA Supports Legislation Regulating Vaping Devices

by ADA News

The ADA reiterated its support for legislation aimed at regulating vaping devices and liquids in the same manner the Food and Drug Administration regulates cigarettes and other tobacco products. In an Oct. 15 letter to Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Chair

August 14, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Emerging Dangers Of Vaping Highlight Need For Caution And Good Oral Hygiene

by A-Z Dental Care

A July 11 article on CNET warns about the potential ill effects that e-cigarette use may have on oral health, particularly among teens. The article is quick to note that many of the studies that have been conducted on the relationship

July 10, 2019 News NewsOral Health

How Vaping May Ruin Your Teeth

by CNet

When it comes to your health and the potential dangers of vaping, you probably think you’ve heard it all. New York periodontist Scott Froum, D.D.S., did too — including the possibility of e-cigarettes exploding in someone’s face. But then Froum started noticing a troubling trend

March 26, 2018 News News

Vaping Shown to Not Cause Stained Teeth

by British American Tobacco, EurekAlert

A study undertaken by British American Tobacco has shown that teeth exposed to cigarette smoke over a period of 2 weeks became very discoloured very quickly, whereas teeth exposed to e-cigarette vapour or vapour from glo, a tobacco-heated product, did

September 18, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Vaping Doubles Risk of Smoking Cigarettes for Teens

by University of Waterloo

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes double their risk for smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study. The study — from the University of Waterloo and the Wake Forest School of Medicine — found that students in grades seven to 12